| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
New Haven is the birthplace of the hamburger. Apparently, this distinction has been codified by the Library of Congress. More specifically, as every New Havenite knows, it all started at Louis' Lunch in 1900, five years after that place opened its doors....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:40 AM
This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual
Alternate Universe, 1181 Chapel St., 203-562-0108; 398 Bridgeport Ave., Milford, 203-876-8539, facebook.com/alternateuniverse. A beloved mecca for area comics fans, be it traditional superhero...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Officials in Bristol are asking the Bristol Press to stop allowing visitors to its website to leave comments anonymously. Local politics have been contentious recently over everything from city worker contracts to fines for the landlords of properties...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dylan Bruno was born in Milford, Conn., today in 1972. This birthday guy portrayed Colby Granger on "Numb3rs" from 2005-2010 and he also has appeared on episodes of "NCIS," "The Mentalist" and "Grey's Anatomy." On the big screen,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When you're in politics, to borrow a phrase from Faulkner, the past is never the past, especially when you're running for high office. Even from when you were only 18 years old.
Bill de Blasio, the 52-year-old Democratic favorite to become New York...
| Sep 15, 2013
When it comes to pirate tourism Connecticut often gets robbed of its fair share of the booty.
Sure, pirate activity in the Caribbean has inspired the Disney ride and a billion dollar film franchise, and the famous Blackbeard spent his later years...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If and when Gil Thorpe, the antagonistic pickle-dispensing realtor from "Modern Family," gets a show of his own, there's another character who might like to have a chat. His name? Gil Thorp.
Gil Thorpe has been around for just four or so TV seasons. He's...
| Oct 7, 2013
Karen and Tony Muldoon of Hampton have been collaborating on stories, and life, for more than 30 years, first as award-winning journalists at the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, N.J., and later as screenwriters hoping for a shot at Hollywood success....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Sausage gets a bad rap. Everyone has heard the saying about politics and sausages, like there's something not pretty going on and you'd best look away until The Finished Product is neatly packaged. Well, for one thing, that old saw would have never caught...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
"Dear Prudence” by Milford playwright Cindy Wolfe Boynton, about Connecticut civil rights advocate Prudence Crandall, will premiere Friday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. as part of the United Solo Theater Festival in New York.
Brenda Jacobson of New Haven...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:50 PM
If you've ever had a hankering to run your own local radio station and happen to have about $15,000 lying around to spend on necessary equipment, our recently reopened federal government has a heck of a deal for you.
The Federal Communications...